In view of what is happening in my country, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane María practically flattened it and adding to it the response of the American government, owner and master of Puerto Rico …. I would like to reblog this post which I worked on two years ago.
These are historical facts … this is the way the mighty, imperialistic U.S. of A. has treated its ‘colony’ since it took ‘possession’ in 1898.
#BeyondSad … words fail me!!
~~April 13, 2015~~
The information included below is something that I knew a bit about. Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the USA in 1952. I was two years old at the time.
As I grew up, all I knew was how benevolent the USA had been with my country. The presence of the US permeates Puerto Rican daily life, its culture, its way of all more than 100%.
I can understand how I thought so highly about the USA that one of my goals was to live here. I have attained that goal. I doubt that I will ever go back to live in the Puerto Rico of today … the Puerto Rico “molded” by the “mighty” USA.
For many reasons, Puerto Ricans have lost what really make us a country. The “benevolent benefactor” has a very dark side to it.
As I grew up, I remember…
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